crosswind runway

crosswind runway

A runway in addition to the primary runway to provide for wind coverage not adequately provided by the primary runway.
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The first phase on Crosswind Runway 16-34 is presently progressing.
During the reconstruction of Runway 2/20, aircraft will make use of the crosswind runway, Runway13/31.
Ed Schmidtke, manager of business development, said architectural and engineering work will start this year to assess the condition and remaining lifespan of the airport's 5,300-foot crosswind runway.
The project will remove the current 3,500-foot crosswind runway and another 4,500-foot runway and construct a new 5,000-foot runway.
The new crosswind runway, named Runway 9-27, will be used by private and corporate general aviation aircraft and is designed to enhance safety during crosswind conditions.
Winn Turney and FAA Administrator Doug Martin for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the airport's new crosswind runway, Runway 9-27.
The last major work on the main runway - known as Runway 16R/34L - was in 2005, when the crosswind runway was replaced by the parallel runway.
Planes used only a short crosswind runway with air traffic controllers talking pilots through their final approach.
Hough said TIA's main runway and crosswind runway are presently laid out in such a way that takeoffs and landings stop if work is being done on the runways' intersection.
The airport has two runways: a main runway and a crosswind runway.
In a spot just to the north that was once cleared to accommodate a crosswind runway, they want to add 24 more hangars.